The 5 new hotels around the world with the most incredible design, according to experts

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Dezeen is an architecture and design website that is celebrating current design innovations around the world through its second annual Dezeen Awards.
This year, 53 projects were announced to be on the Dezeen Awards interiors shortlist, which was culled from the original 259 projects included on the longlist. The winner will be announced in October.
Business Insider compiled the list of featured hotels that made the interiors shortlist.
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From jungle bungalows in Tulum to converted bridge houses in Amsterdam, the second annual Dezeen Awards are recognizing innovative interior design worldwide.

With over 4,500 project entries from 87 different countries, 75 leading figures in architecture and design are judging the projects to determine the best of the year. Judges are assessing each project based on 3 criteria: beauty, innovation, and benefit.

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In July, a longlist featuring 259 projects was released. In the first week of September, a shortlist reduced to 53 projects was released. The winner will be announced in October.

Presented below, in order of price point, are the five hotels featured on this year’s shortlist. Almost all fall under $200 per night.

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1. ℃ (Do-C) Gotanda is a modern capsule hotel in Tokyo featuring minimal interiors and a rough, industrial look.

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Prices: Start at $45 per night

This capsule hotel, located in a Tokyo red-light district, was redesigned and completed by Jo Nagasaka/Schemata Architects in 2018. Previously, it was also a capsule hotel; the renovation solely provided fresh interiors.

Source: Dezeen, Do-C Gotanda

A public bath in the basement was transformed into showers and a sauna. Existing interior finishes were stripped and reconstructed to provide for a more unfinished look.


The capsule sleeping pods, the hotel’s sole accommodation, are big enough to comfortably fit a twin sized mattress.

Source: Dezeen, Do-C Gotanda

Guests can book accommodation for as little as an hour.

Source: Dezeen, Do-C Gotanda

According to Dezeen, this hotel made it onto the shortlist because of its simple but effective interiors overhaul.

Source: Dezeen, Do-C Gotanda

2. Jungle Keva Hotel is a hotel that describes itself as fusing the elements of its design with the nature that surrounds it.

Location: Tulum, Mexico

Prices: Start at $105 per night

Jungle Keva is a boutique hotel situated in the Mayan jungle.

Source: Dezeen, Jungle Keva

It consists of five lodges, each of which boasts a mezzanine, terrace, and an indoor-outdoor bathroom.

Source: Dezeen, Jungle Keva

The hotel was designed by Jaque Studio with the local …read more

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